8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

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8 days in Taiwan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  13 h
1
Alishan
— 1 night
Taxi + Train:  3 h
2
New Taipei
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
3
Keelung
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
4
Taipei
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 30 min
End: Singapore

1
night
Alishan

Alishan ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Alishan Sacred Tree, take a peaceful walk through Alishan National Forest Recreation Area, then take in the pleasant sights at Alishan Shenmu Area, then take in the pleasant sights at Sister Lake, and finally trek along Tashan Trail.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Alishan trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Alishan is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Singapore, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Alishan, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Taipei.

Things to do in Alishan

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Alishan Sacred Tree
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Alishan National Forest Recreation Area ©
Alishan Sacred Tree ©
Alishan Sacred Tree
Tashan Trail ©
Tashan Trail

2
nights
New Taipei

New Taipei ©
Xinbei, also known as New Taipei City, stands as a newly founded part of the wider Taipei metropolitan area, stretching up from the capital to the island's northern coast.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): go for a walk through The Lin Family Mansion and Garden, then get to know the fascinating history of Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street), and then explore the activities along Shifen Waterfall Walk Area. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum and then explore the world behind art at Juming Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New Taipei trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and train from Alishan to New Taipei in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alishan in March, expect nights in New Taipei to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Keelung.

Things to do in New Taipei

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Juming Museum ©
Juming Museum
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street) ©
Chiufen (Jiufen Old Street)
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area ©
Shifen Waterfall Walk Area

1
night
Keelung

Keelung ©
A rainy port city close to the capital, Keelung appeals to visitors with its famous night market and wealth of historic structures.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Wangyou Valley, head off the coast to Heping Island Park, and then walk around Chaojing Park.

For photos, reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Keelung trip maker.

Traveling by bus from New Taipei to Keelung takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Taipei.

Things to do in Keelung

Parks Nature
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Heping Island Park ©
Heping Island Park
Wangyou Valley ©
Wangyou Valley
Chaojing Park ©
Chaojing Park

3
nights
Taipei

Taipei
Situated in a basin between two mountain ranges, Taipei appeals to tourists with its blend of Asian cultures, living side by side amidst Japanese-era mansions and Taoist temples.
Explore hidden gems such as Daan Forest Park and Chih Nan Temple (Zhinan Temple). The adventure continues: examine the collection at National Palace Museum, deepen your understanding at National Taiwan University, contemplate the long history of Taipei Confucius Temple, and browse the collection at Beitou Public Library, Taipei.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Taipei trip planner.

Taipei is just a short distance from Keelung. In March, daytime highs in Taipei are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Taipei

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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National Palace Museum
National Palace Museum
Taipei 101 ©
Taipei 101
Daan Forest Park ©
Daan Forest Park

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